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How long does it take a statin get out of your system my legs hurt?

I started simvastatin this summer. The last few weeks my legs and ankles began hurting now I have foot cramps that twist my feet and headaches. I'm going to stop and see if they go away. ...

Posted 28 Oct 2011 20 answers

Just prescribed Androgel and have been using for a week, how long until I start seeing results?

Greetings, Last week my doctor prescribed Androgel, 1%, 5mg for me because of low testosterone. I'm a 48 year old white male, 40 pounds overweight and taking meds for high bp and high ...

Posted 12 Mar 2011 7 answers

Which drug is better - Simvastatin or Lipitor? Which does less damage to the body?

I was prescribed Lipitor by my physician. But I heard that Simvastatin (Zocor) has less of a negative effect on the body than Lipitor. Is it true?

Posted 13 Aug 2009 7 answers

Can Lipitor cause Type II Diabetes?

Popular Statin Drug Lipitor causes Type II Diabetes in Women ◦digg ◦ ◦ 5775EmailShare Some women taking Lipitor (atorvastatin) for high cholesterol problems developed type II diabetes, an unexp ...

Posted 26 Jul 2013 1 answer

Side effects if you stop taking lipitor and you have been on it for 3years?

what will happen if you stop taking lipitor cold turkey

Posted 30 Dec 2011 3 answers

Is there a "best time of day" to take Atorvastatin?

... I've read that - to some - it doesn't matter and to others, it's best to take it at bedtime... I'm about to start this medication and I'm trying to figure out this thing ...

Posted 20 Nov 2014 1 answer

Question on Effexor, Welbutrin, Primidone, Vytorin 10/20?

I noticed a "Red Flag" on Effexor and Wellbutrin. I take 75mg Effexor in morning, 300 mg Wellbutrin in evening, 1 Vytorin 10/20 in afternoon, 50mg Primidone 4/day. I cannot sleep more than ...

Posted 29 Sep 2014 4 answers

Once I started taking Tamoxifen, my Osteoarthritis when into over drive. I have had to have both my?

... knee joints replaced and my left thumb joint replaced, and at least 11 surgeries on both feet. I am also one of the patients who developed Hyperlipidemia to the level of 750. I now have a fatty ...

Posted 2 days 3 hours ago 0 answers

Pain - Does Lipitor make muscles in legs hurt?

Every morning I wake up my legs are hurting. This just started since I was put on Lipitor

Posted 7 days ago 1 answer

If I have aches and pains from taking several different statins will all statins affect me?

I have now taken 4 different statins, simvastatin, pravastatin, lovastatin and atorvastatin. They all caused me muscle and joint soreness, my hands ache so bad and I seem to have lost some strength ...

Posted 2 Jul 2013 5 answers

Do patients on a gluen-free diet have stomach problems with Crestor like I did?

My numbers - all of then - went down drastically in about 6 weeks, but I had a constant, bloating stomach ache - similar to when I consume gluten. In the brief research I did about possible gluten in ...

Posted 12 days ago 0 answers

Ringing in the ears. Age 70, never had this before taking THIS statin?

Never had this before I started taking atorvastatin 20 mg. Can this be a side effect?

Posted 28 Jul 2015 1 answer

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